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and human services secretary kathleen sebelius again on capitol hill today being grilled over the obama care rollout difficulty. >> this as the president heads to texas tonight to talk up his signature law but bertha coombs joins us with today's edition of how obama care turns. bertha. >> bill, you know, there are some in the hearing today calling for kathleen sebelius's head right to her face. interestingly enough the centers for medicare and medicaid services cms announcing its chief information officer tony trunkle will be stepping down effective next week. he oversaw the payment over i.t. services and he was according to some documents one of the officials who helped to prove the delay of a full security assessment of healthcare.gov. miss sebelius certainly got a lot of heat from both sides. max baucus warning her that if the website is not going to be fully operational at the end of the month she had better not wait until the last minute to tell congress and the american people. among the most contentious back and forth questioning coming from texas senator john cornyn over if you like
under way at 10 a.m. on wednesday kathleen sebelius will be back as well, testifying before the finance committee. back to you. >> bertha, thank you so much. the obama administration set a target of 7 million people to sign up for the new health care plan by march 1 st of next year. that's 39,000 each day. the exact number of enrollees is not public but early estimates show enrollment falling short right now. joining us right now with their take, doug holtz, former director of the economic budget action and michael mandell, economic strategist for progressive policy institute. thank you for joining us. doug, kick us off. what do you think the impact of health care overall will be if the enrollment in exchanges falls short, which seems to be what we're seeing? >> well, this is a big problem for the obama care rollout. no question. you need the young invincibles. a group traditionally has not boughten some insurance. in polling we did earlier, 45% of them said they would not buy insurance if they saw premiums go up by as much as 30%. we're seeing much bigge
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